Khabarindiaonline: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the benefits of biofuel should reach every village of the country.
He was addressing an event on the occasion of World Biofuel Day 2018 in New Delhi.
The Prime Minister said that the concerned authorities must make efforts to popularise biofuel.
Mr Modi said that the government is making a huge investment towards converting biomass into biofuel and is working to open 12 new modern refineries at an investment of ten thousand crore rupees.
He said the step will provide jobs to 1.5 lakh youth. The Prime Minister said that use of biofuel can bring revolutionary changes in the lives of the farmers. He added that use of ethanol can also save a large amount of money.
The Prime Minister said the government is targeting ten per cent ethanol blending in petrol by 2022 and 20 per cent by 2030. ( Source: AIRN ).